Photo Challenge: DOOR

Hey, folks! For the longest time, I've been seeing this "Photo Challenge" all over my WordPress feed, from some of my favorite travel bloggers. There are a lot of different types of "Photo Challenges" that are published, but its theme of doors always stood out to me. Simple in function, doors are beautiful works of … Continue reading Photo Challenge: DOOR

5 Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Since I was little, I've always been an avid reader. From picking up YA novels in second grade to studying literature in university, I devoured books within days, even hours, of picking them up. I would beg my parents to take me to bookstores (including Borders, RIP) to spend an afternoon reading in the aisles, … Continue reading 5 Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Don’t Be “That Guy”: Encountering Cringey Tourists (My Experience)

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Travel, besides seeing new places, is about understanding a different way of living, of speaking, and interacting with people. After all, these places wouldn't be the way they are today without the locals who made it happen. Therefore, to be a stranger and to step unto their land is … Continue reading Don’t Be “That Guy”: Encountering Cringey Tourists (My Experience)

Destination: San Diego, California (Part 2)

The Botanical Building at Balboa Park (May 2021) Over Memorial Day weekend last year, we did a quick trip to San Diego. It'd been over 20 years since I last visited, and I was keen on returning to check it out again. Although it was only for day, the visit to this part of southern … Continue reading Destination: San Diego, California (Part 2)

Destination: San Diego, California (Part 1)

Views of Torrey Pines beach and the bluffs (May 2021) As the world slowly began opening up last year, I decided to spend the long, Memorial Day weekend in San Diego. Granted, it was a day trip, but it was still much-desired opportunity to get out of town and check out another part of California. … Continue reading Destination: San Diego, California (Part 1)